Ms. Revathy Iyer was a former Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General – Government Accounts (December 2013 – May 2014). Prior to this, she was Additional Deputy Comptroller & Auditor General – Eastern State (September 2012 – December 2013) and was responsible for the CAG Audit Reports on the Accounts of the States of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal and Puducherry. During October 2007 – March 2012, Ms. Iyer served as Joint Secretary in the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, formulating / overseeing policy, budget and implementation of the program/activities of the Department.
Ms. Revathy Iyer joined Indian Audit & Accounts Service in 1980 and held positions such as Assistant Account General in Maharashtra and Delhi Accounts and Audit Office (1981-1984), Dy. Accountant General/Sr. Dy. Accountant General in the field audit and account offices in Delhi, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh (1984-1990), Dy. Secretary (Department of Personnel & Training) (1990-1994), Asst. Comptroller & Auditor General (N) (1994-1996), Principal/Chief Auditor (Central Railway - July 1996 – July 1998) and Northern Railway (July 1998-March 2001), Principal Director (Staff) (April 2003-March 2005), Principal Director of Commercial Audit & ex-Officio Member, Audit Board-II, Mumbai (April 2005-October 2007).
Ms. Iyer was the Chairperson of Government Accounting Standard Advisory Board (GASAB) constituted in 2020 to formalise standards of government accounting and integrating the accounting system and procedures in different wings of the Government under the umbrella of Uniform Common Accounting Standards.
Post retirement she work as a Director, Finance & Operations in an International NGO (Engender Health) from September 2015 to March 2017.
Born on May 28, 1954, Ms. Iyer holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry from University of Delhi.